CED Life Sciences Conference @ Raleigh Convention Center
Feb 27 @ 8:00 am – Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is hosting the 27th annual CED Life Science Conference on February 27-28, 2018 in Raleigh, NC. As the premier life science event in the Southeast, the conference attracts nearly 1,000 attendees including trailblazing entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, and industry visionaries from across the nation. This highly-anticipated gathering of the life science community boasts a first-class agenda featuring game-changing thought leadership from keynote speakers and expert panels, showcases the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies, and connects these companies to a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors through high-value networking opportunities including one-on-one partnering software.

MedTech Innovator 2018: Research Triangle Park Pitch Event @ NC Biotechnology Center
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

MedTech Innovator 2018: Research Triangle Park Pitch Event

Join the MedTech Innovator team at our southeast regional pitch event on April 9. The event features pitches from best-in-class medical device, diagnostic, and digital health companies. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with MedTech Innovator partners, including investors, providers, and senior executives from medtech companies such as Johnson & Johnson, BD, and others. This is a critical step in selecting the companies that will participate in the 2018 Program and move on in the $500,000 competition.

The RTP Pitch Event is open to all attendees. If you would like to pitch your startup, then visit www.medtechinnovator.org/applyto submit your application.


​​10:00am | ​Registration & Networking
​​10:30am | Welcome & Introduction
11:00am | Morning Session
12:00pm | Networking Lunch
1:00pm | Afternoon Session
4:30pm | Judges Deliberation (closed to public)

SEMDA 2018 MedTech Conference @ Hyatt Regency Greenville
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – May 4 @ 3:00 pm

SEMDA’s annual conference is the premier medical device forum fostering business and educational opportunities for investors, medical device companies, medical entrepreneurs, and related industry professionals in the southeast.



2018 BioFlorida Conference @ The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm

2018 BioFlorida Conference

On behalf of BioFlorida, we invite you to join us at the 2018 BioFlorida Conference – Florida’s premier event for the life sciences community. The 2018 BioFlorida Conference is taking place October 14-16, 2018 at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort.

Why Attend?

At the Conference: Hear from life science executives and industry thought leaders, and connect with hundreds of professionals in the life sciences. Meet potential investors and discuss your business plans and financing needs.

Experience an exciting two-days organized to deliver:

  • Informative program sessions featuring scientific advancements, business achievements, and public policy debates in the life sciences
  • Format includes vibrant General Sessions with prominent Keynote speakers and three interactive tracks: BioScience, BioTrends and BioBusiness
  • BioPitch competition providing emerging companies with the opportunity to present their business plan and financing needs to multiple investors
  • Award ceremonies recognizing and celebrating the most successful and growing companies, universities and research institutions in the state
  • Experts to advise on how to grow your business
  • Opportunities to connect with Who’s Who in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagricultural industries

Who Attends

The BioFlorida Annual Conference attracts more than 400 attendees from across the state and outside Florida including:

  • Executives and entrepreneurs from emerging and established life sciences companies
  • Scientists, researchers, technology transfer employees and administrative staff from university and research institutions
  • Life science investors, VCs and angels
  • Federal and state lawmakers
  • Economic development agencies
  • Service providers

The BioFlorida Conference is the ideal forum in the state to network, make valuable connections with industry elite and help grow your business.

Join your peers in Fort Lauderdale, and contribute to the growth of the life sciences in Florida.


20th Anniversary SEBIO Investor and Partnering Forum @ Loews Atlanta Hotel
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm
20th Anniversary SEBIO Investor and Partnering Forum @ Loews Atlanta Hotel | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Mark your calendar to attend the region’s premiere life sciences and medical technology conference connecting emerging companies with potential investors and corporate partners. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum returns to Atlanta on November 13-14, 2018 with a new format, new networking opportunities, and new investment prospects.

The SEBIO Forum Features:

  • Executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investment bankers, angel investors, university representatives, and other industry professionals from across the Southeast and Eastern U.S.
  • Presentations from the region’s most promising life science and medtech companies
  • The ability to arrange one-on-one meetings through the SEBIO Connect online partnering system
  • World-class speakers and panels featuring engaging conversations by industry leaders
  • Corporate Partnering – hear from senior executives about partnering approaches and strategic areas of interest

…and more!